Located in the north of Europe, Finland offers a variety of experiences that are difficult to find elsewhere in the world. The nation is known for its sprawling natural beauty, endless lakes (which earned it the nickname of Land of the Thousand Lakes), egalitarian culture and high quality of life. If you’re looking to plan a trip to the Nordic nation, here are the top three places to visit in Finland.
The number of experiences to be had and places to visit in Finland is endless. If you’d like to learn more about what the country has to offer and start planning a trip of your own, drop into your nearest SOTC branch to check out wide range of Finland holiday packages and we will help you get started.
Helsinki is the capital of Finland and the largest city in the country as well. It is home to many famous Finland tourist places such as Temppelialiaukion Church, the Helsinki Cathedral, the Chapel of Silence, the Market Square and the sea-fortress of Suomenlinna, making it one of the must-visit places in Finland.
Tampere is the second largest city and one of the key places to go in Finland. Major Finland tourist places in Tampere are the Moomin Museum, the Näsinneula Observation Tower and the Spy Museum. If you’d like to experience some of Finland’s stunning natural beauty, pay a visit to the island of Viikinsaari which is lush and green, especially during the summer time.
The Finnish Lapland is one of the most unique places to visit in Finland, especially during the winter. It is located in the very north of the country, offering stunning views of the Northern Lights, world-class skiing terrain, traditional Finnish saunas and reindeer and husky experiences. That, coupled with the picturesque natural beauty, makes the Lapland a must-do on everyone’s travel bucket list.